When you buy a Desktop license for a font, you are allowed to use the font to create all manner of physical and digital things–signs for a business, social media posts, website graphics, flyers, etc. You can give these things away, you can sell them, you can post them online or print them on billboards […]
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What is a Broadcast/Streaming font license extension?
When you buy a Desktop license for a font from YouWorkForThem, you are allowed to use the font to create titles for film/video or motion graphic content. However, if you want to display that content via terrestrial or satellite television broadcast, stream it on the Internet, and/or distribute and exhibit it theatrically/publicly, you need to […]
Can I Create a Logo From a Font?
This is one of the most common questions regarding font use. Under the YWFT Desktop License, the short answer is, “yes.” However, not all foundries choose to use the YWFT License. If you’re considering using a particular font, check to see whether or not the foundry has chosen to use their own license. (You will […]
Adjusting Font Rendering
When using your fonts in desktop publishing applications like Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator, you’ll want to review your anti-aliasing settings. Doing so will enable the best overall results based on your own personal taste. For example, we sometimes get support questions asking why the font “looks jagged” in Photoshop. This is because the anti-alias settings […]
What is OpenType?
OpenType is a cross-platform font file format and is the best font format for most purposes. It allows for more powerful, versatile fonts, and YouWorkForThem offers and recommends it whenever possible. It’s a single file that works on both Mac and Windows systems, so you can move back and forth between platforms with ease. OpenType […]